Basharat Mosque

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Basharat Mosque
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Basic information
Location Pedro Abad
 Spain
Geographic coordinates 37°57′56″N 4°27′42″W / 37.96556°N 4.46167°W / 37.96556; -4.46167Coordinates: 37°57′56″N 4°27′42″W / 37.96556°N 4.46167°W / 37.96556; -4.46167
Affiliation Ahmadiyya Islam
Website www.alislam.org/
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 1982
Specifications
Minaret(s) 2

The Basharat Mosque (span.: Mezquita Basharat; the name means “good news”) was inaugurated on September 10, 1982 in Pedro Abad, in the Spanish comarca of Alto Guadalquivir, province of Córdoba by Mirza Tahir Ahmad (late), fourth Caliph of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (currently fifth Caliph Mirza Masroor Ahmad heads the Community). The mosque is the centre of Ahmadiyya-Movement in Spain.

The foundation stone was laid by the 3rd Khalifat-ul Masih, Mirza Nasir Ahmad on October 9, 1980. It is the first purpose-built mosque since the end of Muslim rule at the end of the 15th century.[1][2]

The annual gathering of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Spain (Jalsa Salana) is celebrated in Pedro Abad.

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  1. ^ Yvonne Y. Haddad, Jane I. Smith: Mission to America. Five Islamic sectarian communities in North America. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 1993, p. 49
  2. ^ "Who are The Ahmadi?". BBC.